The standard specification establishes the minimum requirements for characterizing plastics as anaerobically biodegradable in landfills with various moisture content.
KeywordsBiodegradation; Degradation; Anaerobic; Landfill; Bioreactor;
Important because it establishes pass fail criteria for the anaerobic biodegradation of plastics in landfills which will be useful to governments and regulators seeking to identify what type of plastic is and is not acceptable for disposal in landfills.
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